Fort Greene is known for its historic 19th century brownstones and serene tree-lined streets and is recognized as a New York City Historic District. The neighborhood looks and acts like a small town in a big city. Local residents take pride in the diversity of newcomers and multi generational families. The neighborhood is well-known as well for being a haven for the arts. Some famous residents include Robert Mapplethorpe, Erykah Badu, Patti Smith and Chris Rock. Those looking to make Fort Greene their home, can expect to find mainly brownstones, co-ops, high rise condos and several housing projects. Fort Greene is known as one of the best-integrated neighborhoods in the city, both culturally and economically.
Neighborhood: Fort Greene
Population Density: 15,903 people; population density 43,501 people per square mile (Brooklyn-wide: 34,917 people per square mile)
Adjacent Neighborhoods: (clockwise from west) Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, Park Slope, Boerum Hill/Cobble Hill…